Tag: retreat

2 October 2012 / Agile & Scrum
Entrepreneurs Design Their Metrics for Success

Something we do together with our partner for the Belgian startup and entrepreneurial community is what we call the “Startup Coaching Retreats” and is based on similar principles as all the above but focused on the needs of entrepreneurs with a startup company. – see report of our first run ‘here‘  - Participation for the ones we do in Belgium is managed by IBBT Entrepreneurship and this event...

8 September 2012 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
Gamestorming Retreat grows facilitation skills

Today's gamestorming retreat session took us through the facilitation of 6 different games which were played several times. Each time we took into account the learning from the previous session into a new experiment and as such grew our collaborative facilitation skills tremendously. Conclusion of the day: it is not all about the game, the right facilitation skills and understanding brings it all to another level. Here...

5 September 2012 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
Free Retreats, our way to serve you and grow competence.

As passionate people at work, we are constantly on stage and we never take enough time to practise. Our retreats are meant for practise and sharing experiences on a regular base in order to shrink the gap between where the level of our skills are and where we want it to be. There is no pressure to actually achieve visible results or initiate change, the...

9 July 2012 / Agile & Scrum
iStart Coaching Retreat Kick-Off

June 29th was the day of a new beginning for the iStart mentoring track that was setup between IBBT, Erik Talboom & myself (Jurgen De Smet). About the iStart Coaching Retreat We believe that, next to financial guidance, it is equally important to explore various systems, models, techniques, practices and experiences on how to go from a business case to a real valuable product or...

14 April 2012 / Agile & Scrum
Kanban retreat #1 experience report

On April 7th we had our first kanban retreat as a means of peer to peer exchange, having a safe place to bounce ideas amongst each other and learn. In order to get the people into the kanban state of mind, we started off with the famous getKanban board game (the beta version we bought some time ago) followed with an imaginary, yet recognizable, organizational context where we had 4 iterations building up thoughts, ideas...

23 February 2012 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
World’s first Gamestorming Retreat

Reblogged from talboomerik.be A big turnout for our first gamestorming retreat experiment. We got people coming over from Germany. Some of the participants were already familiar with gamestorming and some knew about the concept but never really tried it before. Just to get to know each other, we started off with a personal identity card. As the central theme for this day, we picked a...